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Author Samson, Jim.

Title Virtuosity and the musical work : the Transcendental studies of Liszt / Jim Samson.

Publication Info. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.


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Description 1 online resource (viii, 240 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-234) and index.
Contents 1. Ecology by numbers -- 2. Of maps and materials -- 3. Composing the performance -- 4. Making and remaking -- 5. Forms and reforms -- 6. Suggestion and symbol -- 7. Mazeppa times 7.
Note Print version record.
Summary This book considers the nature of nineteenth-century instrumental music by investigating three sets of etudes by Liszt. It explores central concerns such as a composer-performer culture, the concept of virtuosity, the significance of recomposition, music and the poetic, and the consolidation of a musical work-concept.
Subject Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886. Étude en douze exercises.
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886. Grandes études.
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886. Études d'exécution transcendante.
Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886.
Music -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Virtuosity in musical performance.
MUSIC -- Musical Instruments -- Piano & Keyboard.
Other Form: Print version: Samson, Jim. Virtuosity and the musical work. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003 0521814944 (DLC) 2002031218 (OCoLC)50292389
ISBN 9780511481963 (electronic bk.)
0511481969 (electronic bk.)
0511042531 (electronic bk.)
9780511042539 (electronic bk.)
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